Dad accuses school of failing in care for his son Brendan and son Tiernan Brendan and son Tiernan

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AN angry dad has accused Lanark’s St Mary’s Primary School of “failing in its duty of care” to his son after an accident last week.

Brendan McGirr wants a full investigation into First Aid cover at the school after his 9-year-old son Tiernan was given no assistance after a fall and was sent home concussed, according to his father.

He further complained about what he alleged was a heavy-handed attitude taken to him by the education authority, South Lanarkshire Council, when he tried to complain about the incident.

For the full story, pick up a copy of this week’s Carluke and Lanark Gazette.

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